Random 5 for July 8 – Ink, gym staff, cranky people, heat, summer produce

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Do you believe this? – The beloved husband went to an office supply store to buy color cartridges for our printer. He was going to buy six. It was cheaper to buy a new printer which came with six cartridges … Continue reading

Random 5 for April 8 – Tomato plants, avoiding exercise, phone calls, busy, research

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Requiem for tomato plants – I did the same thing I did last year. I used the heating pad for germination and a sun lamp to help them grow. I planted 4 varieties of tomatoes (multiple plants) and only one … Continue reading

Follow your gut!

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Always! There is a difference between your gut giving you sage advice and rationalization. Your head will tell you it’s a good thing to reward yourself with another Starbucks mocha or a pair of shoes. (Those are my examples. Your examples … Continue reading

Are you biased? Do you get angry at some people but not at others?

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A week ago I would have answered this question differently. I thought I treated everyone the same way. I don’t. I didn’t realize this until the other day but first a little background. Since my empathy is produced in pints … Continue reading

Politically correct or not – days of old

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I’ve been researching old records. Oh my! Talk about being offensive at least by current standards. European birth records from the 1800s list whether a child is legitimate or illegitimate. Yep, it has its own column. Whoa! Seriously? Was the … Continue reading

Got my grumpy on

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Maybe it’s the weather. Maybe it’s just me, but I have my grumpy on. Over the past week or so I was thinking of things that would make me smile. Something that brought a hearty chuckle (out loud) was the … Continue reading

Winners, losers and really stupid people

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This past weekend there was a football championship playoff in a nearby large city. Most locals are fans of this team who overcame some big setbacks to get there. They were considered underdogs for the last several games, winning them all. With … Continue reading